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    I almost won...

    I raced the Kirkwood Cat 4 race on saturday. Big field, strong headwind on the long final straightaway. I was sick as a dog most of the week and didn't even ride my bike until friday. First 2 laps my legs were heavy, I stayed between 30th-40th. By the 3rd lap almost half the field were gone, I made my way up to the top 20. The finish is slightly uphill and the wind was blowing, people were going early and blowing up, I waited and waited til 200 meters and the sprint was on, I ended up 4th getting edged out of the podium by a few inches. Still got paid, which more then covered my race fee and 6 upgrade. I was pleased, especially since I almost didn't even go.

    Here's a pic of the finish, I'm in the center, blue kit white helmet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WCroadie View Post
    I almost won...


    been there, done that, next time.

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    By the looks of the weather, I should have bailed on Jeff Cup and gone and raced Kirkwood

    Congrats!

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    Yeah aside from the chilly wind it was a bright sunny day. Thanks.

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